Tracy

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I just met Tracy 3 days ago and I wish everyone of you could meet her too. She is both the face of what is wrong with Tennessee and the hope for what can be right.

Her name is Tracy Foster. She has beaten cancer once and it has come back. She may die this time. Without insurance she will.

She had Tenn Care once but lost it when her daughter turned 18. She is in pain all the time now. Her cancer is bladder cancer and that is the wrong kind. If she had cervical or breast cancer she could get help. Her sickness breaks the rules and she has none. No doctor will help.

Despite the pain she drove over a hundred miles by herself. She came to speak and other than one legislator I don’t know if anyone even gave her the time to listen. She set…

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